Aug 10, 2021

Price Adjustment / Coming September 7th

On September 7th, Toon Boom’s licensed products will be subject to a price adjustment up to 2.5% in comparison to our previous year’s MSRP.

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Apr 27, 2021

Apple M1 Chipset & Toon Boom Software

Apple is in the process of transitioning their line of macOS computers to a new ARM-based hardware architecture. The first Macs powered by the Apple M1 chipset were released on November 17, 2020.

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Producer 21 – Discover what’s new

Production tracking software for animation studios

Animation studio production tracking just got better with Producer 21. The increased demand for animated content means studios are managing multiple consecutive projects. Teams are multitasking more than ever; Producer helps keep TV series and feature films on time and on budget. Our latest improvements make it easier than ever for your entire team to stay aligned and efficient, knowing the priorities and focused on moving projects forward.

Scene Focus view

This new view allows you to focus on a specific scene and explore all relevant information quickly and easily – Status, notes, dependencies, and other details.

Artist view / Daily dashboard

We have revamped this view to include a simplified dashboard of all your daily tasks and priorities. Users can easily check out the Artist View and quickly review their priorities for the day, see their progress, and stay motivated with everything that is being accomplished.

Review tool & video stitching

One major improvement added to the review tool is that video files are now standardised upon upload. Any format discrepancies will be converted to a common standard so that the Review Tool can easily stitch all videos together without a hitch. This improvement translates into better performance on playback.

Additional improvements

Additional improvements to the Review Tool include:

  • Simplified interface with adjustments based on our client feedback
  • Editing new or existing notes is easier and more efficient than ever before
  • Notes can be tagged to a specific review session for better sorting
  • Drawing over video capabilities have been enhanced (Lightbox, Line thickness, Drawing modifier)
  • You can now share your review sessions by generating a URL

Other noteworthy improvements

Asset Management: Assets are now job/episode driven, simplifying search and asset management. And you can now create multiple assets at once, saving time when preparing a new episode.

Improved UI/UX. Big and small, these improvements have been done throughout Producer 21, for example: It is now easier to order and group notes, tasks status and assignee modifications are updated in real-time and several icons and their naming have been modified for clarity.